STEM News Archive

Tablets awarded to STEM campers at Roane State

The Crossville Chronicle


August 11, 2020

Nearly 100 middle school girls who participated in three weeks of STEM camp last summer, along with monthly follow-up sessions on Saturdays during the school year, have been awarded computer tablets.   They had attended the camps — part of the Veri... Read more

STEM program helping young women enhance their interests

South Philly Review

Mark Zimmaro

August 11, 2020

Daija Sydnor may one day save the planet.   It may not happen tomorrow, but Sydnor’s interest in biomedical engineering and robotics, along with her passion for improving the Earth’s environment, could someday pay off in a big way for Mother ... Read more

Islands HS [High School] science teacher wins national STEM award

Barbara Augsdorfer

August 05, 2020

Megan Heberle, a science teacher at Islands High School, was recently named one of the two teachers from Georgia to receive presidential recognition for excellence in science education. Two teachers from each state, the District of Columbia, and US territories are se... Read more

Train the trainer: NSWC [Naval Surface Warfare Center] Dahlgren Division hosts virtual STEM initiative event for area educators



August 05, 2020

DAHLGREN, Va. – Fifteen K-12 educators from Maryland and Virginia enhanced their science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) teaching skills while collaborating with Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) STEM leaders at a workshop held virtually from July 2... Read more

These kids are solving the world’s problems with their STEM skills


Jennifer Kite-Powell

July 31, 2020

In a 2018 review by the National Science Board, on international assessment tests, 15-year-olds in the US scored below the global average in mathematics but have science scores at or slightly above the worldwide average. And according to Girls who code, 74% of middle... Read more

Educational nonprofit, corporations invest in Carlsbad through STEM

The Coast News Group

Catherine Allen

July 31, 2020

CARLSBAD — STEM proponents are reimagining programs that can withstand the pandemic and prepare Carlsbad students for expanding scientific fields.   As a biotech hub, Carlsbad is able to bring together the Carlsbad Educational Foundation (CEF) and ... Read more

Tiny house comes with big lessons for Rockwood Summit High School students

Marianne Martinez

July 29, 2020

FENTON, Mo. — From measuring flooring to hanging a shelf correctly, students at Rockwood Summit High School used math in almost every aspect of building a tiny house and now it is up for auction.   Students within the school's Geometry in Const... Read more

Lt. Gov. Gilchrist talks about STEAM training for educators

Mike Brennan

July 24, 2020

ANN ARBOR – The week of July 20 Michigan MiSTEM Network and Grand Valley State University provided virtual Computer Science professional training for K-12 Michigan educators. Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist Jr., himself a technology professional, co-hosted the event ... Read more

AT&T and Learning Undefeated debut new STEM distance learning program for teachers & students learning online this school year


July 21, 2020

GAITHERSBURG, Md., July 21, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Learning Undefeated, a non-profit organization committed to bringing STEM education opportunities to underserved communities, is releasing brand new distance learning units with the help of AT&T. Called "... Read more

DoD [Department of Defense] STEM Outreach Office sponsors esports in New Jersey

The Journal

Dian Schaffhauser

July 20, 2020

A Department of Defense STEM outreach office in New Jersey is providing a free esports summer league for students in that state, to promote summer STEM learning. Kids in grades three through nine can join an esports summer league for free. The league is being run by ... Read more

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